Rural and Agricultural Sociology
1. Assessment of the use of Rural Radio as an Agricultural Information Dissemination Tool among Rural Farmers in Dekina Local Government of Kogi State, Nigeria.

Adejo P. E.; Adejo O.; Ahmed A.; Bello D

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 65-70

  ABSTRACT The study assessed the use of rural radio as agricultural information dissemination tool among farmers in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. The specific objectives were to: describe the socio-economic characteristics of the respondents, identify rural and agricultural programmes normally ...  Read More

Agricultural Education
2. Comparative Assessment of Leadership Style of Past Three Vice Chancellors of University of Agriculture, Makurdi

Gyanden Kughur; Bini B. Adiel; Dennis Tumba

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 71-80

  The degree of complexity attendant in university administration is hardly to be encountered in any other organization with peculiarities which distinguish it from military, paramilitary and ministry. The vice chancellor in university is primarily concerned with how to manage resources allocated to them ...  Read More

3. Analysis of Processing Methods, Marketing Channels and Profitability Determinants of Selected Cassava Products in Kogi State, Nigeria.

Daniel Ekpa; Segun Adeola; Umar Mukhtar; Mary Ekpa

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 81-88

  The study is an analysis of processing methods, marketing channels, and profitability determinants of selected cassava products in Kogi state, Nigeria. The study was carried out in Kogi East senatorial District of the state. A multi-stage sampling technique was employed in the selection of 120 respondents ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
4. Attitude of Agricultural High School Educators in Khouzestan Province Regarding Sustainable Agriculture

Seyed Ahmad Marashi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 89-93

  The purpose of research was analyzing attitude of agricultural high school educators in Khouzestan province, Iran regarding sustainable agriculture. The method of research was correlative descriptive. All agricultural high school educators in Khouzestan province (n=55) were selected for participation ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
5. Effects of Communal Crises on Selected Crops Production among Farmers in Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria

Gyanden Kughur; Shimayohol Daudu; Mtimbir Iornenege

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 95-100

  The study investigated the effects of communal crises on selected crops production among farmers in Langtang North local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling technique was adopted; four local government areas were selected in each of the local government selected, four villages ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
6. Gender Analysis of Access and Utilisation of Information and Communication Technologies in Ekiti state, Nigeria

O. T Yekinni; K. M Sunday; I. O Badiru

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 101-106

  There is disparity in access to Information and Communication Technologies between male and female especially in developing countries. This study did a gender analysis of access and use of ICTs in Ekiti state, Nigeria. Multistage sampling procedure was used to select 178 respondents. Data collected were ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
7. Gender Roles in Livestock Production among Urban Farming Households in Southeast Nigeria

Anthonia Asadu; I.A Enwelu; P.I. Ifejika; E.M Igbokwe

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 107-112

  This study identified different roles played by urban household members in livestock production in Southeast Nigeria. Data were collected from two hundred and ten (210) livestock keepers using interview schedule. The data obtained were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The mean age of the farmers ...  Read More